Criminal Justice Research - Workshop/Seminar

Workshops and seminars take myriad forms: some focus on scholars’ works in progress, others serve as speaker series for innovative work. They are recurring events and normally meet several times a semester. The workshops or seminars should be free and open to the public. At least one applicant per workshop or seminar team must be a full-time faculty member.


The initiative is open to faculty and postdocs appointed in one of the six social science departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University and SIPA. At least one applicant per conference team must be a full-time faculty member.

Applicants should submit:

● A 3-page proposal that describes the proposed workshop or seminar, its mission, its structure and organization, and a plan for its first year.
● A detailed budget and budget justification, utilizing the budget sheet attached to this call (download, prepare, and submit with application).

● Proposals should be submitted electronically as a single PDF document here.


One (1) Year 

Application Deadline

April 15, 2024

Award Period

July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025

Award Amount

Up to $5,000. Funding can cover travel and lodging, workshop materials and publicity, refreshments or meals, and a small stipend (calculated hourly) for a graduate student coordinator. We strongly recommend that your proposal be accessible to scholars beyond your immediate field.